NEW YORK (AP) -Wild-card teams that have played in the conference championship game. (Note: There was one wild-card team for each conference from 1970-77, two from 1978-89 and three from 1990-2001. The year listed below indicates the season).
2007-New York Giants at Green Bay in the NFC Championship.
2005-Pittsburgh beat Denver 34-17 in the AFC Championship-x.
2005-Carolina lost to Seattle 34-14 in the NFC Championship.
2000-Baltimore beat Oakland 16-3 in the AFC Championship-x.
1999-Tennessee beat Jacksonville 33-14 in the AFC Championship.
1997-Denver beat Pittsburgh 24-21 in the AFC Championship-x.
1996-Jacksonville lost to New England 20-6 in the AFC Championship.
1995-Indianapolis lost to Pittsburgh 20-16 in the AFC Championship.
1992-Buffalo beat Miami 29-10 in the AFC Championship.
1989-Los Angeles Rams lost to San Francisco 30-3 in the NFC Championship.
1987-Minnesota lost to Washington 17-10 in the NFC Championship.
1986-Washington lost to N.Y. Giants 17-0 in the NFC Championship.
1985-New England beat Miami 31-14 in the AFC Championship.
1983-Seattle lost to the L.A. Raiders 30-14 in the AFC Championship.
1980-Dallas lost to Philadelphia 20-7 in the NFC Championship.
1980-Oakland beat San Diego, 34-27 in the AFC Championship-x.
1979-Houston lost to Pittsburgh 27-13 in the AFC Championship.
1978-Houston lost to Pittsburgh 34-5 in the AFC Championship.
1977-Oakland lost to Denver 20-17 in the AFC Championship.
1975-Dallas beat Los Angeles 37-7 in the NFC Championship.
1972-Dallas lost to Washington 26-3 in the NFC Championship.
1971-Baltimore lost to Miami 21-0 in the AFC Championship.
x-won Super Bowl.

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